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08-21-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By jmaher

Any opinion on Easy Motion bikes by BH? They use...

Any opinion on Easy Motion bikes by BH? They use the Brose motor.
08-21-18, 06:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By jmaher

Sorry not a EG dealer.here confused it with...

Sorry not a EG dealer.here confused it with EasyMotion from BH. Too many names and initials.
08-20-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By jmaher

Thanks on EG Found a dealer a little over an...

Thanks on EG
Found a dealer a little over an hour away. Going tomorrow.
08-11-18, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By jmaher

We all appreciate your spending money down here...

We all appreciate your spending money down here :)

18MPH is fine with me. Not a fast rider, just getting older with a few heart issues and figure an e-bike would get me out more and travel...
08-11-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By jmaher

Thanks to all who responded. I live on the...

Thanks to all who responded.

I live on the West Coast of Florida and there seem to be limited choices available in the locals stores. My intention is to seek out and try what is available within...
08-10-18, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By jmaher

Help - Choosing a bike with a smooth e-assist feel

Have decided to purchase an e-bike and have now done short test drives on five of them. Looking for a peddle assist bike that the motor adds a very natural feel with little noise if possible. Also...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-23-15, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 237,490
Posted By jmaher

Thanks for the detailed reply. I may need to try...

Thanks for the detailed reply. I may need to try this.

Any specific things I would need to know before purchasing 20" wheels? Also any chance you could post a picture of the bike with the 20"...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-16-15, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 237,490
Posted By jmaher

Was it a difficult process to convert the bike...

Was it a difficult process to convert the bike for 20" wheels?

Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-26-15, 07:05 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 92,686
Posted By jmaher

Beautiful work and just a fantastic looking bike....

Beautiful work and just a fantastic looking bike.
Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-28-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 90,214
Posted By jmaher

Any interest in a British Racing Green Brompton? ...

Any interest in a British Racing Green Brompton? I would like a new Birdy.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-19-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 237,490
Posted By jmaher

Hard to believe all the changes. It all sounds...

Hard to believe all the changes. It all sounds very positive. Has anyone ridden one?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,972
Posted By jmaher

I am not a newbie but just about as far as any...

I am not a newbie but just about as far as any thing technical goes on here. I see the add for a steel Swift for Sale in Tampa (about 70 miles away) It's listed for $467 as a fixie. I have no...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-15, 10:22 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 92,686
Posted By jmaher

One of the nicest looking folders I have ever...

One of the nicest looking folders I have ever seen. Beautiful yet simple.

What would it cost to build one of these up and are they even available at this point?

Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 237,490
Posted By jmaher

Thanks. Jim

Thanks.
Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-12-15, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 237,490
Posted By jmaher

Need help in obtaining a part. I need a...

Need help in obtaining a part. I need a chainguard for my older Birdy Red. Any suggestions on where I can buy one? I am in the US.

Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-22-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,189
Posted By jmaher

WOW - a 3 year old thread. I have both - the...

WOW - a 3 year old thread.

I have both - the Brompton folds small and easy the Birdy folds reasonable small and reasonably easy. However while you could fold a Brompton just for the fun of it I...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,154
Posted By jmaher

Mine - although it now has a saddle bag instead...

Mine - although it now has a saddle bag instead of a basket.

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i149/jmmaher/DSC_1227-1.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-10-11, 05:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,189
Posted By jmaher

jur Someday I am going to get the chance to...

jur

Someday I am going to get the chance to try an extended ride on a Moulton (probally a TSR). In the interim my Birdy rides great.

Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-10-11, 04:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,189
Posted By jmaher

Congrats as well. We also have a Birdy (red)...

Congrats as well. We also have a Birdy (red) and a Brompton (6 speed). Great bikes and while the Brompton is probally the better design I love the Birdy more. Both are the only two bikes that...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-10, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,563
Posted By jmaher

I looked over the site and see the pictures but...

I looked over the site and see the pictures but perhaps you could list here the actual bags that worked well ( manufacturer & model number)?
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-10, 02:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,706
Posted By jmaher

Just a quick update. The Sd7's have been...

Just a quick update.

The Sd7's have been on for about 2 weeks and the bike in transformed. I can't be the only one whose Birdy's front end has some noise and I would recommend this to any...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,839
Posted By jmaher

Even with the somewhat ungainly look of the fold...

Even with the somewhat ungainly look of the fold it is really very compact. It and a Brompton are the only 16" or over bikes that will fit in my trunk (maybe a TSR in a few pieces). The maximum...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,839
Posted By jmaher

On the other hand (I also have a Birdy) we may...

On the other hand (I also have a Birdy) we may arrive at our destination relaxed and invigorated from our luxury suspended ride.

On a serious note - I don"t ride far or fast but my 2 year old...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-10, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,479
Posted By jmaher

Very nice looking line of bikes.

Very nice looking line of bikes.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-28-10, 06:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,839
Posted By jmaher

First of all personal opinions tend to be just...

First of all personal opinions tend to be just that. I have only test ridden a Tikit so it limits my ability to compare. However the Birdy folds smaller (not particually elegantly but small enough...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-27-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,839
Posted By jmaher

I have never owned a Tikit but have tried one. I...

I have never owned a Tikit but have tried one. I thought it was a great bike with a very nice fold but didn't feel it handled as well as my Birdy.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-25-10, 04:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,706
Posted By jmaher

Thanks I will try this over the weekend.

Thanks I will try this over the weekend.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-25-10, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,577
Posted By jmaher

I assume no difference on an older Birdy (a red...

I assume no difference on an older Birdy (a red from a few years before the changeover to the monocoque style) ?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-25-10, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,577
Posted By jmaher

Can it be this easy? Buy this and maybe the...

Can it be this easy? Buy this and maybe the Kinetix Pro wheels and off you go?

Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-25-10, 08:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,706
Posted By jmaher

The SD 7's are on the bike and the rattles are...

The SD 7's are on the bike and the rattles are gone. Thanks to all. Jur the 7's fixed my issue and at a reasonable price point.

One last question on this install - I cheated and used the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-21-10, 04:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,706
Posted By jmaher

Too late, the 7's shipped. I'll let you know the...

Too late, the 7's shipped. I'll let you know the verdict when I get them installed. If they don't help I may try the Ultimates.

Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-21-10, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,706
Posted By jmaher

Perhaps I ordered too soon? I have the 7's on...

Perhaps I ordered too soon? I have the 7's on order from an Ebay vendor but since it is the weekend they may not have shipped the yet. Should I see if they have the Ultimate instead and see if they...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,706
Posted By jmaher

Ordered the new Avid brakes - thanks for all your...

Ordered the new Avid brakes - thanks for all your suggestions. Will let you know the results once they arrive.

JIm
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-10, 08:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,706
Posted By jmaher

Thanks for all the replies. As per the...

Thanks for all the replies. As per the suggestions I looked at cable routing (turned out to be part of the problem) and brakes (most of the problem). Still a litte noise but much improved if I just...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-10, 11:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,718
Posted By jmaher

Wait!! You mean there is pie?

Wait!! You mean there is pie?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-10, 05:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,718
Posted By jmaher

I suspect that Bruce is the only one the US that...

I suspect that Bruce is the only one the US that has all three. I really like the idea of a stable high end bike with road suspension. Something that has all the good things a Birdy does, but even...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-10, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,718
Posted By jmaher

This a great thread. It's nice to hear varying...

This a great thread. It's nice to hear varying descriptions of ride quality.

I have a Birdy and a Brompton. While the Brompton is just the coolest folder I, my girlfriend and an friend who is an...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-15-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,706
Posted By jmaher

Chop - I am thinking about a TSR-27 Jur -...

Chop - I am thinking about a TSR-27

Jur - I'll take a look at the brakes and the hinges - thanks.

Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-15-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,706
Posted By jmaher

Thanks for the information. Mine doesn't either...

Thanks for the information. Mine doesn't either or perfect paving but it certainly does when the paving is even a little bit textured. Maybe an issue with my suspension? Of course the closest Birdy...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-15-10, 11:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,706
Posted By jmaher

Moulton Ride Quality? (Noise Related)

I have just about convinced myself (or perhaps you have all convinced me) that a Moulton is probably in my future. Before I commit to a purchase of this size I need to ride one that has been set up...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-05-10, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By jmaher

The owner told me they stopped selling the BF as...

The owner told me they stopped selling the BF as most of their customers choose Brompton after trying both. Didn't seem to be an opinion on value but just on what sold better.
Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-04-10, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By jmaher

Harris Cyclery (Sheldon Brown)

I thought many of you might be interested in taking a quick look at Harris Cyclery as it was the home of the famous Sheldon Brown. I was in the general area on business and took a side trip. They...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-02-10, 07:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,772
Posted By jmaher

Beautiful bike. I am looking forward to your...

Beautiful bike. I am looking forward to your comments about the ride and how it compares to the TSR.
Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-19-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By jmaher

and a really close match it is Jim

and a really close match it is
Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-16-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By jmaher

thor Great picture Jim

thor
Great picture

Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-16-10, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By jmaher

Back to Brompton ...

Back to Brompton

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i149/jmmaher/Brompton.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-10, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By jmaher

Well - as Bruce and Vik both seem confident that...

Well - as Bruce and Vik both seem confident that a 9 speed will work I am going to price out the X9 option and see if I can find a good deal on the parts. Apparently I caught the bug.

Jim
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-10, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By jmaher

Vik, Thanks for the link - I have read...

Vik,

Thanks for the link - I have read through it. When I took the bike to my local shop they told me that the wheel would not take a 9 speed cassette as it was built for 8 speed and that it was...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-12-10, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By jmaher

Upgradeitus

I have an old style Birdy Red with a Alivio 8 speed. Shifting isn’t as smooth as it once was and I am thinking about an upgrade. As far as I can see I really only have two choices unless I want...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-21-10, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By jmaher

Thanks for all the replies - they both seem to...

Thanks for all the replies - they both seem to be great bikes and both with very unique looks. The idea of my purchase is to both reward and motivate me to get out and ride more often (even if...
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